Video: Ligue 1 striker scores silliest 'header' you'll see for a while

Posted by Chris Wright

Lille missed out on the chance to rise up into second place behind PSG in the Ligue 1 pile this weekend, losing 2-1 at home to mid-table Stade de Reim after going behind in the 74th minute when Reim forward Odair Fortes tucked away a superb, perfectly-executed 'header' from the edge of the box.

Sort of anyway.

In fact, Forte knew nothing about the strike (and we'd be amazed if he can remember anything about it either!) as Lille defender Djibril Sidibe thundered a clearance directly into the Reim striker's face from point-blank range, with the ricochet bulleting in past flummoxed goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama before he could so much as flinch...

Wonderful technique -- aside from the fractured face, of course.


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